AES 2007

Soundtrack to the City

Sep 21, 2007 1:46 PM

Playlist Notes: Heading out to AES and want to get in that New York state of mind? We made this playlist just for you...

The Mix editors have put together a list of 25 songs that remind us of New York City. There's no rhyme or reason to our collection; we just wanted to share our favorite tunes that conjure up vivid images of life in the Big Apple. Some of these songs are obscure, some are obvious, but we guarantee they'll all put you in the mood. Download and enjoy!

Petula Clark's "Downtown"
The Bee Gees' "Stayin' Alive"
Electronic Symphony Orchestra's "Sex and the City"
The Ramones' "Rockaway Beach"
Ella Fitzgerald & Louis Armstrong's "Autumn in New York"
The Pogues featuring Kirsty MacColl's "Fairytale of New York"
U2's "Angel of Harlem"
Dinah Washington's "Manhattan"
Beastie Boys' "No Sleep Till Brooklyn"
John Lennon's "New York City"
Aretha Franklin's "Spanish Harlem"
Lou Reed's "Walk on the Wild Side"
Duke Ellington and His Famous Orchestra's "Take the 'A' Train"
The Clash's "Broadway"
Sting's "Englishman in New York"
Billy Joel's "52nd Street"
Rita Moreno's "America"
Grandmaster Flash & The Furious Five's "New York New York"
George Gershwin, Nathaniel Shilkret and Paul Whiteman and His Orchestra's "Rhapsody in Blue"
Simon & Garfunkel's "The Boxer"
Stevie Wonder's "Living for the City"
Bruce Springsteen's "The Rising"
Frank Sinatra's "New York, New York"
Tom Waits' "Downtown Train"
George Benson's "On Broadway"

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